B.C. ForbesBertie Charles Forbes
), better known as B.C. Forbes
, was already an established financial journalist when he founded Forbes
magazine. Born in Scotland
, he had gone to work at 13, moved to South Africa
, and finally to the United States
He remained Editor-in-Chief of Forbes until his death, though assisted in his later years by Bruce Charles Forbes (1916-1964) and Malcolm Stevenson Forbes (1917-1990), his two oldest sons.